Wednesday, 1st October 2014
National
  • President Yudhoyono is the originator of direct democracy
    24th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was the originator of direct democracy, stated Democrat Party politician Ruhut Sitompul. "President SBY is the father of democracy. He is the originator of direct democracy. So, he ...
  • Government preparing book on management of state assets
    24th September 2014
    The government is documenting a comprehensive book on the management of state property, so that the ownership of assets can be recorded properly, stated Finance Minister Chatib Basri. "Certainly, not in this period, but ...
  • FPI opposes Ahok as Jakarta governor
    24th September 2014
    Some one thousand FPI Muslim activists staged a protest rally on the premises of the Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD), rejecting a plan to appoint Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) as the Jakarta governor ...
  • Mount Sinabung erupts again in North Sumatra
    24th September 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has announced that Mount Sinabung in the Karo district of North Sumatra has erupted again on Wednesday, at 1:43 p.m. local time (GMT+7). "We received a report from the ...
  • Stamps of Tintin at Indonesia's Komodo Island launched in Brussels
    24th September 2014
    Two stamps depicting cartoon character Tintin in Indonesia's Komodo Island and Kemayoran (Jakarta) were recently launched in Brussels, Belgium, to commemorate 65 years of Indonesia-Belgium relations, an Indonesian Embassy ...
  • China ready to support modernization of Indonesian military`s weapons: Minister
    23rd September 2014
    During a meeting with Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro here on Tuesday, Chinese Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan expressed his willingness to support the Indonesian militarys efforts to modernize its weapon ...
  • Syria opposition welcomes US strikes, urges pressure on Assad
    23rd September 2014
    Syrias opposition National Coalition on Tuesday welcomed US-led air strikes against the Islamic State group, but urged sustained pressure on President Bashar al-Assads government. "Tonight, the international community has ...
  • 300 personnel to secure FPI rally against Ahok`s inauguration
    23rd September 2014
    The Central Jakarta Police will deploy 300 personnel when the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) stages a rally to protest against the inauguration of Basuki T Purnama as Jakarta governor to replace Joko Widodo who has been elected ...
  • RI prioritizes handling forest fires in three provinces
    23rd September 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) is streamlining its efforts to handle forest fires in South Sumatra, Central Kalimantan, and Riau in Indonesia, the agencys Acting Secretary Dody Ruswandi stated here on Tuesday. ...
  • Assistant rector of Jenderal Sudirman University arrested
    23rd September 2014
    The high prosecution office of Central Java on Tuesday arrested Eko Haryanto an assistant rector of the University of Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto on charge of corruption. Eko was charged with involvement in embezzling ...